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Power Engineers Project Manager in Hilo, Hawaii

Project Manager

Location: Hilo

State/Territory: Hawaii

Department: Federal Services Continental US Dept


Project Manager

POWER Engineers is currently seeking a Project Manager to work with our Continental US (CONUS) Department 0160. The position requires candidates who are licensed professional engineers or licensed architects or who have obtained the Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to be part of an engineering team engaged in engineering design projects in the Government market including mission-critical infrastructure design to include power delivery, power generation, power distribution, backup power, UPS, system studies, renewable energy, MEP design, and related projects.

Disclaimer: The candidate selected for this position may work remotely full-time at a location other than a POWER-designated office/job site. Employees may travel to a POWER office for periodic meetings.

Roles and Responsibilities

Responsibilities include managing design teams including sub-consultants, and working with federal clients on energy and infrastructure projects. The Project Manager will be challenged with working on multiple large and small projects simultaneously.

The successful candidate must have a technical engineering or architectural skill set and experience leading design teams and interface with federal clients. Required skills include:

  • Thorough knowledge of Government Clients and Department of Defense Projects

  • Understanding of the Federal Contracting, including the Federal Acquisition Regulation

  • Developing detailed Federal proposals and presentations

  • Led and managed technical project teams

  • Ability to successfully manage project scope, schedule, and budget.

  • Ability to successfully manage proposal efforts and the pursuit of new client relationships and teaming relationships.

  • Budget and cost analysis – understanding Key Performance Indicators for projects.

  • Candidates must have excellent oral and written communication skills, be willing to travel domestically and internationally, and must work successfully in a customer-focused, project-oriented environment.

Required Education/Experience

  • Experience managing Federal clients.

  • BS degree in Engineering or Architecture from an accredited University

  • Fifteen (15) years of applicable experience managing Federal engineering or architecture projects.

  • Ability and willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.

  • Must be a US Citizen

Desired Education/Experience

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification from the Project Management Institute (PMI)

  • Ability and willingness to obtain a security clearance.

  • Field experience working on a construction site or site-related engineering O&M role.

  • Demonstrated experience with the successful execution of design-build (DB) and design-bid-build (DBB) execution of interdisciplinary design projects for US Government clients.

  • Experience with mission-critical infrastructure projects.

  • Experience with mission-critical infrastructure projects including system studies, Industrial Controls, and SCADA-related projects.

  • Experience with project management tools including but not limited to MS Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

  • Experience with marketing and technical writing

At POWER Engineers, you can have a rewarding career on every level. Our philosophy is simple: Do Good. Have Fun. Build Success.

You’ll work on fun and challenging projects and initiatives. You’ll have the chance to positively impact society and the environment. And you’ll find the support, coaching, and training it takes to advance your career.

Since we’re employee-owned, we get to make POWER a great place to work. That includes providing competitive compensation, professional development, and a full benefits package:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision

  • Paid Holidays

  • Vacation/Paid Sick Leave

  • Voluntary Life Insurance

  • 401K

  • Telehealth Benefit covers all providers

  • Maternity and Paternity Leave

  • New Dads and Moms Benefit program

  • Fertility Benefits

  • Gender-affirming care

POWER is a fun engineering firm. That might seem contradictory to some, but it works for us!

EOE, including disability/vets